http://wildlifenews.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ricefield.jpg 100 small-scale farmers have launched a network to keep traditional crop varieties in common use and to try to prevent the varieties from being grabbed by large agricultural companies who could try and cover the genes of the plants with intellectual property rights. 10 more words
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On 1 and 2 March, a lively agribusiness finance fair was held in Hawassa town. The event was organized by Agri-ProFocus/Agri-Hub Ethiopia and other partners including Hawassa University, the regional government, banks, insurance, microfinance institutions and private organizations. 102 more words
Recently I’ve noticed a renewed interest in agriculture’s role for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) in Canada. According to the scientific body of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, it estimates agriculture accounts for about 10-12% of all anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases produced globally. 592 more words
Q: Why is Agriculture such an exciting industry?
A: Agriculture is every changing. Every day there is something new and exciting happening in the business of producing food. 58 more words